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Skillet Green Chili Cornbread- Fluffy cornbread with layers of cheese & green chilies! Unique & healthy twist on traditional cornbread. Weight Watcher friendly. www.bitesofflavor.com

Skillet Green Chili Cornbread

Green Chili Cornbread is a delicious and healthy twist on traditional cornbread.  Fluffy cornbread with layers of cheese and green chilies!  Perfect for soup, stew, chili, or gumbo. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 8


  • 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
  • ½ Cup White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Cup 2% Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil, Plus 1 Teaspoon divided
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • ½ Cup Fat Free Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 4 Ounce Canned Green Chili Peppers
  • ½ Cup Reduced Mexican Shredded Cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • In a large bowl, whisk cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk milk, egg, oil, honey, and Greek yogurt.
  • To the egg mixture, add green chilies, and cheese.
  • Add egg mixture to cornmeal mixture and stir to combine well.
  • Coat large cast iron skillet with 1 teaspoon Olive oil.
  • Heat skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Pour batter into cast iron skillet.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes until top is golden brown.
  • Insert toothpick through the center of the cornbread to make sure it comes out clean.


NUTRITION: Makes 8- (5 Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints Per Serving) CALORIES: 150 FAT: 3.7 SATURATED FAT: 1.3 CARBS: 22.2 FIBER: 0.7 SUGARS: 4.6 PROTEIN: 6